InvestorIntel to host the 6th Annual Cleantech & Technology Metals Summit in Toronto on May 15-16th, 2017

December 13, 2016 — On behalf of the team of InvestorIntel, a leading online source of independent investor information, we are pleased to announce the 6th Annual Cleantech & Technology Metals Summit (@CTMS2017) scheduled for Monday, May 15th and Tuesday, May 16th at the Omni King Edward Hotel in Toronto, Canada.

InvestorIntel Corp. CEO Tracy Weslosky commented: “It is with great pleasure that we announce our 2-day annual investor event on Monday, May 15th and Tuesday, May 16th — the 6th Annual Cleantech & Technology Metals Market Summit with this year’s theme – Invest in Sustainability. Traditionally we attract global leaders in the technology metals sector, but this last year we had wider representation from the cleantech sector with battery storage, water desalination and even graphene technology companies presenting. Additionally, I would like to welcome Neil Lock to the InvestorIntel team as he takes on the leadership role as the Summit Director for this year’s event. With expert panellists that examine various ground breaking cleantech technologies, the impact of geopolitical and financial issues on sustainability, and the ongoing race for critical materials in the global technology market: we believe CTMS2017 will be our most remarkable year to date!”

“Metals, alloys, and advanced materials play a vital role in reducing life-cycle environmental impacts and enhancing the sustainability of many products, particularly when they are used to lightweight transportation and other systems,” said Mark A. Smith, CEO and Executive Chairman of NioCorp Developments Ltd. “Pick your molecule of concern – carbon dioxide, methane, nitrogen oxides, volatile organic compounds – reducing mass in transportation and infrastructure systems via lightweighting can deliver large emissions reductions, and relatively quickly. I see the current lightweighting revolution accelerating on a global scale, helping to drive demand for many metals and high-performance alloys that reduce mass, increase fuel efficiency, and reduce a broad range of manmade emissions into the atmosphere.”

Managing Director of Alkane Resources Ltd. Ian Chalmers adds: “Rare earths and rare metals are used to tailor the properties of advanced materials and reduce their size or weight, for use in clean and sustainable technologies. Certain rare earths are in particularly high demand for use in lightweight high-strength magnets for high-efficiency electric motors, while others are key components of photovoltaics, electronics and speciality alloys.  This makes them vital components of many technologies we take for granted – including smart devices, auto fuel systems, wind turbines and industrial gas turbines.”

Cleantech & Technology Metals Summit 2017: The Cleantech & Technology Metals Summit is intended to provide a strong venue for dialogue and debate from industry leaders and the investment community alike and is being held on Monday, May 15th and Tuesday, May 16th from 8AM – 6PM. Located at the Omni King Edward Hotel on 37 King St. East in Toronto, Ontario – Canada, to register as a delegate, go to Cost is CAD$1000 per delegate for the 2-day event and includes breakfast and lunch. There is an early bird registration discount of 25% through January 30, 2017.

Presentations: C-level presentations confirmed include: Alkane Resources Ltd., H2O Innovation Inc., HPQ Silicon Resources Inc., Nemaska Lithium Inc. and NioCorp Developments Ltd.

Accommodations: To make reservations at the Omni King Edward Hotel for dates between May 14-17th and to access the Cleantech & Technology Metals Summit 2017 CAD$TBD special rate per night, click here or go to the following link:

Contact Information: For more information, contact the 6th Annual Cleantech & Technology Metals Summit Director Neil Lock at +1 647 345 5486 or For regular updates on the Cleantech & Technology Metals Summit agenda, please follow us on twitter @CTMS2017.

H2O Innovation CEO Dugré on increasing revenue through Clearlogx technology acquisition

October 27, 2015 — Frédéric Dugré, CEO and Director for H2O Innovation Inc. (TSXV: HEO | OTCQX: HEOFF) in an interview with InvestorIntel Publisher Tracy Weslosky discuss their increase in revenue, which includes 60% growth from project business and 18% from the specialty production. Tracy also asks Frédéric about the acquisition of a new technology company Clearlogx® and that will both increase revenue and recurring revenues as well.

Tracy Weslosky: I was reading your 2015 year ends and you’re up 40% and nearly $50 million in revenue last year. Is that correct?

Frédéric Dugré: That’s correct. Pretty sustained growth over the year exclusively organically coming from our project business. 60% growth from our project business only and then 18% from the specialty production service group as well.

Tracy Weslosky: Now you just had more good news this last week, a deal with Clearlogx®?

Frédéric Dugré: That’s correct. We just acquired a new technology, a new company based in the U.S., around Denver. Actually complements very nicely our project business. It’s a technology that will differentiate the project business. It’s a controller that allows us to measure the proper level of coagulant chemicals we need to have into a water solution to avoid premature falling of our membrane. It both complements the business, the project business, as well as expand our chemical offering.

Tracy Weslosky: Now I believe I read in the Clearlogx® news release that you managed to do this with debt financing from a bank and you haven’t diluted the shares.

Frédéric Dugré: This is something we’re pretty proud of. After 15 years of building this company and now being able to acquire and bolt-on new acquisition without diluting the shareholders. This is accomplishment because it will be extremely accretive. Obviously we’re adding about $1 to $1.5 million in revenues and it’s a profitable and it’s a profitable business as well and with no dilution impact as you said financed through a senior debt.

Tracy Weslosky: The part I heard is that this will increase revenue. Is that correct?

Frédéric Dugré:  That’s correct and recurring revenues as well. That’s what we like.

Tracy Weslosky: Dr. Duchesne at InvestorIntel called your technology ‘revolutionary’, ‘ground-breaking’ — this membrane filter system: can you give our audience a bit of an overview?

Frédéric Dugré: The membrane systems or membrane technologies have been around for about 15 years now. Essentially what’s different and what’s new in H20 is the way we are integrating these membranes into an open source platform…to access the complete interview, click here

Disclaimer: H2O Innovation Inc. is an advertorial member of InvestorIntel.

H2O Innovation CEO on the California drought and record revenues in water treatment

May 28, 2015 — Frédéric Dugré, CEO and Director for H2O Innovation Inc. (TSXV: HEO | OTCQX: HEOFF) in an interview with InvestorIntel Publisher Tracy Weslosky discuss the current drought in California and how they are working with the world’s fourth largest water treatment plant in California, towards facilitating clean drinking water. Having just announced a third quarter in a row of record revenues, being profitable and with a positive EBITDA: they discuss how H2O Innovation is presently in 40 countries already and their focus on the immediate demand present in North America for water treatment systems.

Tracy Weslosky: I’m so delighted to speak to you because you have, of course, one of the most innovative companies on the entire stock market and we’re looking forward to seeing what you do next. Please tell InvestorIntel audience what H20 Innovation is.

Frédéric Dugré: Well, we are a system — a water treatment system designer. We design, manufacture and deliver water treatment systems or drinking water, wastewater solution and water reuse application. We do it mostly in North America, U.S.A. and Canada. Obviously now we’re seeing significant shift in the market.

Tracy Weslosky: Okay, not only do you have a ‘really cool technology’ in one of the most intriguing sectors in the entire world, you actually have revenue and you just put out your third quarter announcement. Can you talk to us about that?

Frédéric Dugré: Absolutely — it was among one of our greatest quarters. We just announced after 9 months, so third quarter in a row, $37 million dollar of revenues and we’re profitable as well with positive EBITDA. Only in 9 months we did more than what we did last year over 12 months.

Tracy Weslosky: If I heard you properly, we’ve got revenue, we have a profit, we have record earnings and your distribution is quite substantial. It’s my understanding you’re in 40 countries worldwide.

Frédéric Dugré: Correct. We distribute our specialty products around 40 countries through a network of approximately 80 distributors and agents.

Tracy Weslosky:  In addition to that, you’re in California. I think it’s the fourth largest water treatment plant in the world. Is that correct?

Frédéric Dugré: Yes it is. Currently in California it’s a whole game currently changing. Not only people are facing drought, but they’re coming out with sustained investment to support new desalination and new water reuse plants.

Tracy Weslosky:  Speaking of this, can you tell us more about what’s happening in California in the project that you’re working on there. Can you give us an update?

Frédéric Dugré: Currently in California they are facing a severe drought and we’re seeing the water tables depleting too fast. The government and all the different stakeholders in the state of California are looking for solutions to replenish these water tables and find ways to provide drinking water. Lately the government in California started to implement the first water reuse plant in California, it  was installed back in 2006-2007. I was in Orange County. That was among the first water reuse projects we did. Essentially what’s happening over there is that we’re treating sewage water….to access the complete interview, click here

Disclaimer: H2O Innovations Inc. is an advertorial member of InvestorIntel.